Wednesday, February 29

Introducing GasPatch Models…


News of another new model company is great to hear but especially good to hear that it is coming from Greece! GasPatch Models has sent us news of a new 1/48th Salmson 2A2 kit soon to hit our market – we have information on all three of their first kit variations and even drawings from the company that blow the usual CAD images away – Read on to hear more from this new manufacturer…

Tuesday, February 28

Our cup runneth over as we see Eduard's April Releases


Eduard have sent us the expected release schedule for April and we have lots of pictures and a full list of what is to be expected – check them out..

Monday, February 27

Review: Revell Kit No: 07651 London Bus Part I

We have finally gotten around the elephant in the room for many modellers – The Revell London bus – or the RML Routemaster in 1/24th scale. I say elephant because the box is so big – and the fact that it is a really tempting subject to  model for not just bus enthusiasts – but most modellers – whether you are British or not have seen this box and though “I’d like to make that”. Lets have a look at it before we start to build it…
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Sunday, February 26

Review - MasterBox MB3589: U.S. Marines in Jungle. WWII Era

MasterBox have sent us the three newest of their March releases so we can pour over the contents – the German housebreakers got a going over the other day – now it is time to scrutinize these four young US marines in the MasterBox kit MB3589: U.S. Marines in Jungle – straight to the point as title suggests - let's get straight on to the kit.

Saturday, February 25

Dragon shows us another StuG

Dragon have sent us pictures of an April release - their version of the tank hunting 1/35 Sd.Kfz.167 StuG.IV Late Production - Smart Kit. Full of slide mould technology and newly-tooled tricks - lets look at the kit in preview..

Friday, February 24

Mantis Dogs the opposition with their "bitchin" new releases - ohhh & some Cossacks too!

Mantis Miniatures have sent us some great new images of their latest figures and we give you some insight to the great painter who has brought these gems to life!

Wednesday, February 22

Review - Kagero Air Battles: 17 - Thunderbolts of the U.S. 8th Army Air Force March 1944 – May 1945



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From Kagero we have the second part of their history of the P-47D units of the “mighty eighth” called “Thunderbolts of the US Army air Force” This book chronicles the operations of this rugged aircraft from March 1944 - May 1945. It is full of great pictures and pilots accounts of the kill or be killed air battles in the last months of the war – click on below to see what we found out about the book when we read it….

Tuesday, February 21

Review: Masterbox MB 3584 German Infantry - Western Europe 1944-1945 in 1/35th

MasterBox has three releases for us this month, some US Marines in the Pacific, A troupe of Germans in the biting cold and this kit – MB 3584 German Infantry - Western Europe 1944-1945 Which sees four late war German soldiers ready to do a co-ordinated search of a house. We will look at the quality of the kit and show you pictures and the four troopers and give our opinions of the results.

Monday, February 20

Review: Eduard Kit no: 1167. The Su-27 Flanker B in 1/48th

Eduard have just released their version of the Sukhoi Su-27 in 1/48th scale in a limited edition boxing of only 1500 kits. This kit has a past and Eduard has added to the retooling of the kit with several extra detail parts. The kit has not been without discussion on the forums so we thought we would get our hands one of the limited number to investigate for you today, let’s have a look …
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Sunday, February 19

Sunday - time for a trip down a quiet country road ?

 - Not if MiniArt has anything to do with it! They want you Model one instead -
To add to their other recent additions of kits MiniArt adds a new kit of a country Road Diorama for your model placement needs - let's look closer..